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At Lefortovo prison of journalists gathered to support Ivan Safronov

About 50 journalists gathered Monday at the building of the detention center in Lefortovo, to support my colleague, suspected of treason adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" of Ivan Safronov, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Law enforcement authorities through loudspeakers urging the crowd to disperse. Currently in Moscow because of the pandemic of coronavirus, a ban on public events.

The height of the ISS orbit lowered to dock with the "Progress"

Specialists conducted the orbit of the International space station, flight altitude is reduced by almost one kilometer for docking cargo vehicle "Progress MS-15", according to Roscosmos.

Initially, the correction was planned for the 10th of July, the altitude was going to increase to 480 meters. But plans changed after the ISS had to make an unplanned evasive action of debris - shatter stage of the Russian rocket "proton", launched in 1987.

"Roscosmos" responded to the tweet Elon musk about Sergei Korolev

The state Corporation "Roscosmos" commented on the words of American entrepreneur Elon musk about the Soviet designer Sergei Korolev.

Previously Musk on Twitter told about the conversation with relatives of the Queen. In his message, the American has called the design "one of the best".

The height of the ISS orbit lowers a kilometer before the arrival of the ship "Progress"

The height of the orbit of the International space station on Saturday, it is planned to reduce a kilometer before the arrival of the cargo ship "Progress MS-15", informed RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.

The height of the orbit of the station wanted to raise to 480 metres, on 10 July, but after the unscheduled evasive maneuvers ISS 3 July from the chip stage of the Russian rocket "proton", launched in 1987, plans were changed.

The Moscow city court on 16 July will consider the appeal on the arrest Safronova

The Moscow city court on 16 July will consider the appeal on arrest of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov and his relatives, told RIA Novosti lawyer Oleg Eliseev.

On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason. According to the FSB, the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO.

In the Kremlin do not have the case materials Safronov

The Kremlin does not have the case of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, it's just not possible, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason. According to the FSB, the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO.

Peskov said the lack of spy mania in Russia

Spy in Russia, compared with Europe and America, is absent, and the growth of high-profile cases in this area is associated with the increasing openness and development of new media and information flows, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

"I honestly don't know if this is really the rise. Because these things, they appeared on the agenda in the last couple of decades, I remember it exactly. Don't know whether there are more or not more," - said Peskov on a question, what is the increase in the number of criminal cases in the field of espionage.

In the Kremlin commented on the closeness of the case Safronova

The closeness of the case, adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov may not be a destabilizing factor, is the law on state secrets and secret mode to the emotions of the place can not be, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

However, he noted that "it is clear the increased interest of the Department in relation to the fate of colleagues." "And believe me, we're worried too about this, but here we should clearly say so, understand there is a law on state secret there is a secret mode, and it must be respected. There should be no place for emotions", - said Peskov.

The court confirmed that the accounts Safronova no one was arrested

In Lefortovsky court of Moscow has not received materials about the arrest of Bank accounts of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov and his relatives, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the press service of the court.

"In the court materials on the arrest of accounts Safronova and other persons associated with this case, not received," - said the Agency interlocutor.

Naryshkin commented on the case Safronova

The detention of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov is not related to his professional activities, said the head of the foreign intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin.

"First, I commend the professionalism of the employees of the Russian counterintelligence. Second, detention in any case not connected with the professional activities of the person involved. And third, I do not advise anyone to put pressure on the investigation," he said.

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